AOC News

Grant Hackett meeting Chinese swimmers in Beijing on a previous visit in November 2004.

Head coach Alan Thompson will lead an Australian Swimming delegation on a visit to Beijing next week to inspect Olympic venues and facilities built for the 2008 Games...

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) opened for business at 9am yesterday.

Australia now has a single, dedicated focal point for combating the use of drugs in sport with the establishment of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Rod Kemp, announced today.

The Australian Olympic Committee has mounted a legal challenge to enable a four-man bobsleigh team to compete at the Winter Games in Torino...

AOC Statement re: Aaron Bear

12 February 2006

We would like to clarify the position regarding Aaron (AJ) Bear....

After being inspired by his experience as a volunteer at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Boyle reshaped his sporting career...

Three key players in our recent Olympic success have been recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours list.

AOC rejects CAS findings

25 January 2006

The President of the AOC, John Coates, today said that the AOC does not agree with aspects of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision in Miriam Manzano’s appeal against non nomination...

The President of the AOC, John Coates, says the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) will be a “vital cog” in Australia’s preparations for the Beijing Games...

The Northern Territory Institute of Sport (NTIS) will play a key role in the preparation of Australia’s athletes competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.